Great Wildebeest Migration, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

How to plan a trip to witness the Great Wildebeest Migration in Africa

Pip
March 24, 2016

The Great Wildebeest Migration is one of the world’s most impressive wildlife spectacles, with more than a million wildebeest, accompanied by vast numbers of zebra, eland, Thompson’s gazelle, and opportunistic predators such as lions, hyenas, leopards and cheetahs on the move almost 3,000 kilometres across Eastern Africa.

Sustainable and respectful visit to hill tribe communities in Thailand

Pip
March 07, 2016

While the south of Thailand is known throughout the world for its idyllic tropical beaches and palm-fringed islands, the north of the country has revealed itself as an eco-adventure paradise. The rugged, jungle-clad mountains that stretch northeast to the border with Laos and northwest to the Burma frontier are home to small ethnic minorities, commonly referred to as hill tribes.

Zanzibar beach, Tanzania

Top 10 things to do in Zanzibar Island

Pip
February 22, 2016

Even for those who have never travelled the east coast of Africa, just the word 'Zanzibar' is infused with an ancient exoticism that tells tales of its spice and slave trade under Omani Sultans and Portuguese colonisers. Zanzibar is only 25 kilometres from mainland Tanzania, but feels a whole world apart.

7 best ways to explore Antigua Guatemala

Pip
February 01, 2016

It’s one of Central America’s most beautiful cities and the start or end point of tours in and out of Guatemala. Antigua, oozing charm and faded glory, is not a destination you want to rush. From wandering through the magnificent architectural ruins along cobble-stone streets to experiencing the bustle of local Guatemalan life, the city is a living, breathing museum of its Spanish colonial legacy.